Comune di Dobbiaco
|Province||South Tyrol (BZ)|
|• Mayor||Guido Bocher|
|• Total||126.6 km2 (48.9 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,241 m (4,072 ft)|
|Population (Nov. 2010)|
|• Density||26/km2 (67/sq mi)|
|Demonym||German: Toblacher or Toblinger
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Saint day||May 28|
Toblach (Italian: Dobbiaco) is a comune/Gemeinde (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located in the Puster Valley about 70 km northeast of the city of Bolzano, on the border with Austria.
As of November 30, 2010, it had a population of 3,283 and an area of 126.6 km².
The municipality of Toblach contains the frazione (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Aufkirchen/Santa Maria and Wahlen/San Silvestro.
The escutcheon is divided vertically into two parts with a central circle, the colors are red and white alternating. It was the arms of the Lords of Herbstenburg who bought the castle in 1509 and ruled the village. The emblem was granted in 1967.
Here, in a tiny wood cabin in the pine forests close to Toblach, in the summers of 1908-1910 Gustav Mahler composed his ninth symphony, the last he completed, and Das Lied von der Erde, and also began work on his Symphony No. 10.
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
- Heraldry of the World: Toblach
- "Volkszählung 2011/Censimento della popolazione 2011". astat info (Provincial Statistics Institute of the Autonomous Province of South Tyrol) (38): 6–7. June 2012. Retrieved 2012-06-14.
Media related to Toblach at Wikimedia Commons
- (German) (Italian) Homepage of the municipality